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“I am generally not a religious man, but this guy is blessed”

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On Sunday night @DCPoliceDept tweeted:

“Shooting in the 300 block of Adams Street, NE @2020 hours. No Lookout.”

Washington Post reports the incredible details:

It [the bullet] pierced the pocket of his hooded sweatshirt and bored into his wallet, going through his diver’s license, a bank card and a folded $10 bill. It struck five more cards and broke partway through the wallet’s cover, shattering the glass front of his smartphone.

“I am generally not a religious man, but this guy is blessed,” said D.C. Police Cmdr. Andrew Solberg, a 26-year veteran who heads the 5th District station, covering the area where Harris lives. “I want to go over and touch this man’s hand or clip off a lock of his hair. I want to rub him and feel some magic.”

You can see a photo of the wallet that saved the man’s life here.

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